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- Myths of African hunger
- By Kevin Danaher and Abikok Riak, Food First
Backgrounder, Spring 1995. Confronts the long list
of myths concerning the reasons for hunger in Africa.
- AIDS Turning Africa into Continent of
- Reuters, 27 June 1997.
- Africa's Infant Mortality Rate
- Panafrican News Agency, 6 May 1998. Experts from 12
African countries call for realistic reproductive health
policies and sufficient funds for the implementation of
the World Health Organization (WHO) reproductive health
strategy for Africa.
- Gore to South Africans: Drop Dead
- By David Corn, New York Press, 2 June
1999. Al Gore, despite his Christian posturing, has helped
pharmaceutical companies deny South Africans easier access
to anti-AIDS drugs.
- Young Girls More Vulnerable To HIV
- By Lewis Machipisa, IPS, 16 September 1999. A new UNAIDS
research in Africa shows that young girls are more prone
to being infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus
(HIV) not by boys their own age, but by older men known as